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P&J awards the Emily Greene Balch Summer Stipend

Every year, Peace and Justice Studies Program at Wellesley offers Emily Greene Balch Class of 1950 summer internship with $4,000 stipend for students to carry out a project which analyzes the ways in which injustice is linked to conflict, or which encourages the study of the relationship between peace, justice and social change. This internship allows students to do social action research in a non-governmental organization in the U.S. or in an international setting


Summer 2019: Alexis Rivett '21

Summer 2018: Alberta Born-Weiss '20

Summer 2017: Soumaya (Soum) Difallah '20.

Read more about Emily Greene Balch Summer Internship at


The New Nuclear Arms Race and the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

On March 7th, Wellesley Peace and Justice Studies Program invited Reiner Braun, co-president of the International Peace Bureau, to give a talk on The New Nuclear Arms Race.

The video recording is available now at this link!


"The Women of Hull House" Documentary Screening with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Spring 2014

In honor of the women who worked for social justice, human rights, and peace at Hull House. Monday, April 28th, 2914 - 6:30-8:30 - FND 120 (Light refreshments will be served).

Conversations on Human Rights Across the Disciplines: Art, Healing and Justice Fall 2013

A four part speaker series featuring such topics as Human Rights and the Problems of Everyday Injstice and Global Responsibility; Client Centered Human Rights Advocacy: Lawyers, Victims and Rescuers; Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Nigeria; and The Healing Power of Rights. Click here for details of the full series.

Negotiation Workshop with Celia Cook-Huffman

A conflict resolution skills training workshop and simulation based on a domestic environmental conflict. Sunday, October 20th, 2013 - 9:00-4:30 - Clapp Library Lecture Room (Lunch and snacks will be provided).

Conversations on Feminist Peacemaking: WILPF Reports from the UN 57th Commission on the Status of Women

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:30-1:30 - PNE Atrium (Lunch will be served).  Click here for more details.

Conversations on Human Rights Across the Disciplines Series: Spring 2013

A four part speaker series co-sponsored by the department, featuring such topics as Survivors Amoung Us.  An Exploration of Voice, Genre, and Human Rights; Medicine and Human Rights: The Lens of a Physician Researcher.  Click here for details of the full series.

Women, War and Peace Film Series: Spring 2012

A six-part film and speaker series sponsored by the department, featuring such films as Pray the Devil Back to Hell, winner of Best Documentary at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festibal, and The Whistleblower, starring Rachel Weisz . Click here for details on the full series.

Gender, Peace and Justice Series: Spring 2011

Kristen E. Gwinn - Tuesday, Feb. 15 - View/download lecture here.
Sonalini Sapra - Tuesday, March 8
Louise W. Knight - Tuesday, April 12 - View/download lecture here.

Gender, Peace and Justice Series: Fall 2010

Mike Bosia - Thursday, Sept. 23
Laura Sjoberg - Thursday, Oct. 28
Sandra McEvoy - Tuesday, Nov. 30

Jane Addams Symposium


Peace and Justice Studies Alumnae Panel

P&J Alumnae speak about their experiences after Wellesley on Thursday, April 22nd 2010 @ 8:00 p.m.

Luzon Pahl, Class of 2007
Stephanie Abbott, Class of 2006
April Kuehnhoff, Class of 2001

P&J Spring Lunch with Rose Styron

Monday, May 3, 2010, 12:30 to 1:30 in the Multifaith Center

The Peace & Justice Studies Program and Peace Coalition will host Wellesley Alumna Rose Styron for a lunch discussion. Rose is a poet, journalist, and human rights activist. She was part of the founding group of Amnesty International USA and has served on the boards of Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, The Reebok Human Rights Foundation, The Lawyers Committee For Human Rights, Equality Now and the Project on Justice. She has been a long-time friend of the Peace & Justice Studies Program.

This will also be a chance for us to celebrate our P&J senior sisters.